Written by experienced and internationally renowned contributors, this is the fourth edition of what has become the standard reference for cosmetic scientists and dermatologists seeking the latest innovations and technology for the formulation, design, testing, use, and production of cosmetic products for skin, hair, and nails. New to this fourth e

chapter 1|2 pages


chapter 6|4 pages

Tests for Sensitive Skin

chapter 7|12 pages

Mechanisms of Skin Hydration

chapter 8|10 pages

Hydrating Substances

chapter 9|12 pages

Skin Care Products

chapter 14|12 pages

Skin pH and Skin Flora

chapter 18|10 pages

Skin Ageprint: The Causative Factors

chapter 21|6 pages

Smoking and Skin Aging

chapter 22|10 pages


chapter 23|8 pages

UV Filters

chapter 24|6 pages

Sun Protection and Sunscreens

chapter 25|8 pages

Sun and After-Sun Products

chapter 29|6 pages

Tribology of Skin

chapter 30|8 pages

Skin Wettability and Friction

chapter 33|8 pages

In Vivo Irritation

chapter 36|8 pages

Allergy and Hypoallergenic Products

chapter 37|10 pages

Anti-Itch Testing (Antipruritics)

chapter 39|4 pages

Skin Care Products: Articial Tanning

chapter 40|16 pages

Skin Whitening Agents

chapter 41|14 pages

Decorative Products

chapter 43|8 pages

Skin Radiance Measurement

chapter 44|10 pages

Anticellulite Products and Treatments

chapter 46|14 pages

Baby Care Products

chapter 47|4 pages

Cosmetics for the Elderly

chapter 48|8 pages


chapter 49|6 pages


chapter 50|6 pages

Use of Cosmetics in Sports

chapter 52|22 pages

Measuring Hair

chapter 53|12 pages

Hair Conditioners*

chapter 54|10 pages

Oral Cosmetics: A General Overview

chapter 57|10 pages

Impact of Formula Structure to Skin Delivery

chapter 58|8 pages

Natural Ingredients and Sustainability

chapter 63|12 pages

Cosmetovigilance in the European Union